Local Emergency Planning Commission Minutes February 8, 2018

By Aisza Wilde In General Posted February 14, 2018

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LEPC Meeting Minutes

February 8, 2018

10:00 AM

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 8, 2018 10:00 AM

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Attendance:     Paul Brockbank, WJFD; Aisza Wilde, WJ Chamber; Chuck McStotts, South Valley Water; TJ Heuser, Fetzer Inc; Bryan Larsen, Steward Healthcare; Wade Francis, Utah State Fire Marshalls office; Jerry Warner, Enviro Care; Reed Scharman, Citizen

WJFD Deputy Fire Marshall, Paul Brockbank opened the meeting at 10:00 A.M.

  • Vice Chair for 2018: Aisza Wilde, WJ Chamber
  • Intent of LEPC is to get local communities, thinking, talking and planning relative to hazardous materials. To make participants aware of risks and apply them in interactions within the community.

Round Table

  • Reed Scharman, Citizen
    • Pipeline Association annual meeting
      • Federal government passed laws that said anyone who was operating a pipeline (falls under DOT) had to provide training to local first responders.
        • Created annual training for different areas that respond in order to meet requirement.
        • Morning half of meeting they bring in contractors and pipeline contractors. Afternoon half is first responders.
      • Takeaway from meeting: We need to review how far we remove people away from natural gas occurrence.
    • Tier 2 Reporting for West Jordan should be coming in now for last year.
      • Has to be in by March 1, 2018
  • Paul Brockbank, WJFD Deputy Fire Marshall
    • Echo Ridge subdivision west of Sysco issue
      • City code requires buffer between industrial and residential properties
        • 6400 West Sysco then open strip (supposed to be commercial) and then houses
        • When developing able to add into CCNR (Code and Covenant Restrictions) that residents have a say in what develops in commercial portion.
          • People wanting to put in Bakery, Spec Warehouses, Stone and Rock businesses. They talk to City and get approval and then HOA and then development does not continue.
  • Bryan Larson, Steward Healthcare
    • Hospitals seeing higher than normal flu season
    • Hepatitis A outbreak
      • 60,000 people having to get inoculated
      • State Health Department reached out to Steward for assistance
    • Hazard Vulnerability Assessment
      • Next Week. WJFD and WJPD invited
  • Aisza Wilde, WJ Chamber
    • Building West Jordan Event March 7, 2018 , Viridian Building 8:00- 10:00 AM
      • Main focus is working on West Jordan, getting contractors in rooms to talk about planning, zoning, developments, who to attract and how to navigate the cities systems.
    • Meeting in June
      • Pull all businesses in West Jordan, have a luncheon and WJFD gives a presentation. More information to come.

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